The eligibility criteria for admission into B.Ed. Courses shall be as mentioned below:
The candidates should be of India nationality and should satisfy the Local / Non-Local status requirements as laid down in the Andhar Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulation of admission) Order, 1974 as subsequently amended.

The candidates should have obtained a Degree from any recognized University in India

The candidates who have obtained a Degree from any recognized university in India

The candidates who have passed the qualifying examination i.e., B.A. / B.Sc. / B.Com / B.Sc (Home Science ) B.C.A. / B.B.M with an aggregate of 45% marks and above in part – II ( group subject ) are alone eligible for admission into B.Ed. courses. However, in case of SC /ST candidates a mere pass is sufficient.

The candidates possessing B.E. / B.Tech. / M.B.B.S. / Ag. B.Sc / BVSC / BHMT / B. Pharmacy Degrees and such other professional and job oriented Degree like LLB are not eligible for admission into B.Ed. courses. Candidates possessing Master Degree without undergraduate study are also not eligible for admission.

The candidates should have obtained a merit rank either at EdCET of EdCET – AC conducted for the academic year concerned and should satisfy the eligibility qualifications prescribed as below for each methodology.
Methodology Eligibility
Mathematics B.A. / B.Sc. with Mathematics as one of the group subjects and BCA candidates with Mathematics at Intermediate level in optional Mathematics stream.
Physical Science Candidates with B.Sc., who have studied Physics and Chemistry OR allied material sciences under Part-II group subjects. BCA candidates with Physical Sciences (Physics and Chemistry ) at Intermediate level as group subjects.
Biological Sciences Candidates with B.Sc / B.Sc ( Home Science ) who have studied Botany and Zoology OR allied life sciences under Part-II group subjects and BCA students with Biological Sciences background at Intermediate with Optional Bio-Sciences.
Social Studies All candidates with B.A / B.Com / B.B.M / B.C.A. students with social Science background at Intermediate level as.

An Admission Committee shall be constituted with the following members to advise the Convener of admissions in the matter relating to admissions and on such other matters necessary for smooth conduct of admission.

Chairman, Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education, Hyderabad (Chairman of the Admission Commettee)
Secretary, Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education, Hyderabad
Convener of Admissions ( Member Convener ) who shall be the convener –Ed.CET.
Software Specialist in Computer / On-Line systems of admissions nominated by the State Council.
Two nominees of the Universities as nominated by the State Council for Higher Education, Hyderabad.
Commissioner of Technical Education of his nominee.
Commissioner of School Education of his nominee.
Special invitees nominated by the State Council for Higher Education, Hyderabad.

The Convener (admissions) shall adopt On-Line computerized system of couselling either by following Centralised or Decentralized counseling at various centers for the convenience of the candidates and shall prepare the seat matrix of the University / Government / non-minority Private colleges for which he will be conducting admissions. He shall prepare the programme of schedule for admissions and shall make all the necessary arrangements for Notification Man-power, admission venues, scrutiny staff, fee collection, Networking facilities for On-Line counseling at various centers, mobilization of software ect., in consultation with the Admission Committee.

The following guidelines shall be applicable to the University / Government / Private Aided and Un-Aided Non-Minority Colleges of Education

Mere appearance at the common entrance test and obtaining a rank does not entitle a candidate to be considered for admission automatically into any subject ( methodology ) / institution unless he / she also satisfies the rules and regulations of the admissions prescribed by the concerned University / Government including marks to be obtained in the qualifying examination.
The admissions shall be made in the order of merit on the basis of the rank assigned in the Common Entrance Test ( EdCET) / Common Entrance Test – AC ( EdCET-AC) and to the extent of intake capacity.
The University / Government / Private Non-Minority (Aided & Un-Aided ) institutions shall admit the candidates as selected and allotted by the “Convener” EdCET under Converner seats as prescribed in these Rules.
The percentage of number of candidates to be admitted in each methodology (subject) in the University / Government / Private institutions shall be as follows:
Mathematics : 30%
Physical Sciences : 15%
Biological Sciences : 25%
Social Studies : 30%
The methodology – wise percentages should be followed strictly as prescribed above for all the seats either to be allotted by the Convener, EdCET, of to be filled by the managements under management quota.
For arriving at the number of seats under 15% management quota, the fraction above 0.5 only should be taken as (1) and fraction of 0.5 and below should be ignored.